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" It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage whilst it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all... "
The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir - Página 479
por Edmund Burke - 1835
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Études littéraires ou cours complet de littérature anglaise

Georges Hardinge Champion - 1849
...nations, thé nurse of manly sentiment and heroic entreprise is gone ! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...and under which vice itself lost half its evil by loosing ail its grossness. EDMUND BURKE (Reflections on thé French Révolution. 1790). SPEECH OF CHAHAM...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...principle — that chastity of honor, which felt a stain like a wound — which inspired courage, while it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it...itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness. ON MILTON. BURKE. FROM this very imperfect view of the qualities of Milton's poetry, we hasten to his...
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History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution ..., Volumen1

Archibald Alison - 1849
...principle, that chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound ; which inspired courage, while it mitigated ferocity ; which ennobled whatever it...lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness." 13 These are the words of glowing genius, of reflecting character observation, and prophetic foresight...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise is gone ! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness. vni uvrae TO ONE'S BELT. WHAT I mean by living to one's self is, living in the world, as in it, not...
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Spirit of '76 in Rhode Island: Or, Sketches of the Efforts of the Government ...

Benjamin Cowell - 1850 - 352 páginas
...heroic enterprise, is gone ! It is gone ! — that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honor, which felt a stain, like a wound, which inspired courage...half its evil, by losing all its grossness." This soul and star of the French Court was also the friend of America, although born and brought up in a...
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Saint James's Magazine, and Heraldic and Historical Register, Volumen2

Bernard Burke - 1850
...servitude itself, the spirit of an exalted freedom . Chivalry, according to him, was that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...touched, and under which vice itself lost half its e vil by losing all its grossness. " It was this chivalry," he continues to say, " which distinguished...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volumen2

Abraham Mills - 1851
...nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise is gone ! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness. The Letters of Junius, which long since took their place among the standard works of English literature,...
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The Works and Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volumen4

Edmund Burke - 1852
...nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise is gone ! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...varying state of human affairs, subsisted and influenced through a long succession of generations, even to the time we live in. If it should ever be totally...
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Foliorum Centuriae: Selections for Translation Into Latin and Greek Prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1852 - 360 páginas
...of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise is gone! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness. Burke, XXIX. ON the promontory of Misenus is yet standing the mansion of Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi;...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 558 páginas
...and heroic enterprise, is gone ! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honor, which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage...itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness. * Born, 1755 ; beheaded, 1792. 64. DECLARATION OP IRISH RIGHTS, 1780. — Henry Gratton. Henry Grattan,...
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